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Posted on: Apr 15, 2015, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

The key is learning interdependence, not independence.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

If you're into food, you've got to embrace manure. Like it or not, the bowel movement after all, is the foundation upon which the sustainable food movement stands.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2010, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Having food resiliency is as much about learning how to store and use food properly as it is about growing it. The key is learning interdependence not independence.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2010, Source: Planet Green

Edgar know cheese: he talks about taste, the difference between factory-made and artisan, and the future of the cheese movement.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2010, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

At the recent Eco Farm conference I was surprised to find the dominating corporate influence among the home-growers and anarchist farmers.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Authors Sandor Katz reveals the secrets of fermentation and the growing underground food movement.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

You don't need a red barn and rolling wheat fields. Urbanites, too, can grow their own food indoors, in cramped spaces, and without access to land! For real.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2009, Source: TreeHugger

Because of its health benefits, many more people are turning to raw milk. But there's one hitch: Raw milk is illegal.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Bees teach us how to live our life in a way that by taking what we need from the world around us, we leave the world better than we found it.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

More and more people are growing their own veggies, but what about grains?

Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Were we traumatized? Did we feel sorry for the chicken? Are we dreading this weekend, where we'll have to kill 150 more? Here's why not.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

In this economic climate, why is farming becoming a desirable life for young people who have the luxury of choice?

Posted on: Jun 25, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

The skeptical reader will probably go, say what? But I believe gardening is a good model to go off of -- in terms of getting off.